DK tops State with 93.09 pc pass in PU

DK tops State with 93.09 pc pass in PU

Secures the numero uno spot for the second consecutive time

Dakshina Kannada district has once again stood first in PU board exam results in the State, with a pass percentage of 93.09.

Out of 31,396 fresh candidates who appeared, 29,226 students successfully cleared the exam. The district has secured first position in the State for second consecutive time. The district had secured 90.57 per cent results in PU board exams last year.

Including repeaters and private candidates, 34,717 students, comprising 16,975 boys and 17,742 girls appeared for the exam. Among these, 30,593, comprising 14,300 boys and 16,293 girls have passed, fetching overall pass percentage of 88.12 pc. The district had achieved overall 86.04 percentage results during March 2014.

In Arts, 5,731 fresh students appeared for the exam, of whom 5,153 have passed, the percentage being 89.91.

In Commerce, 13,760 students appeared for the exam, out of which 12,910 have passed and the pass percentage is 93.82.

In Science,11,905 students appeared of whom 11,163 students passed out and the pass percentage is 93.77.

Students from 181 colleges in the district had appeared for the exams, among which 53 are government, one Morarjee Desai college, 43 aided and 84 unaided colleges.

Topper speaks
Speaking to Deccan Herald, Rashmitha, State topper in Commerce, who scored 593 marks out of 600 (98.83 pc), said she aspires to be Charted Accountant and is planning to get into a prestigious college to pursue an integrated course in Commerce, where she can have her B Com and CA courses go hand in hand.

She has scored 100 marks in Business Studies, Accountancy, Statistics and Basic Maths each, while 94 and 99 marks in English and Sanskrit respectively.

Rashmitha is the daughter of B Purushottam, an entrepreneur and B Shashikala,
homemaker, based in Bejai in Mangaluru.

Another topper Neehar K Ajith, student of Science at Canara PU College, Mangaluru, scored 589 out of 600 (98 per cent).

He scored 100 in Chemistry, 99 in Physics and Maths each and 98 in Electronics. He has secured 99 and 94 marks in Sanskrit and English respectively. Speaking to Deccan Herald, he said he aspires to be an engineer. 

He has written JEE (mains) and CET. He is preparing for BITSAT and JEE (Advanced). He had also obtained coaching from CFAL.

Neehar belongs to Kodikal in Mangaluru. His father Ajith is Head of Electronics and Communication Department in Nitte ITI and his mother Pratibha is an employee of Canara Bank. Other than studying, Neehar is interested in reading novels and solving puzzles.
Tarunya Rao S from the same college has scored  583 out of 600 (97.16 pc).

Twins score distinction

Anu Sankamar and Bhava Sankamar, twin sisters have scored distinction with 570 and 580 marks each in Science in PU board exams.

They are the daughters of St Aloysius College, Mangaluru, lecturer Dr Ganesh Amin Sankamar and lecturer Jayanthi Sankamar.  Anu and Bhava are students of Govindadas PU College.

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